There's going to be a rugby invasion this weekend in Wilmington. It's a holiday tradition, but it's more than just a sporting event. It's a social event that brings rugby players from all across the country to the Port City.
Pender High basketball coach Gary Battle has been coaching both the boys and the girls for the last 8 seasons. This year Battle will only be coaching the varsity boys at Pender. The Edenton Steamers defeated the Wilmington Sharks on Thursday. Plus more!
The 39th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament is just days away. It's annual sports tradition that always occurs the weekend closest to July 4th. On today's sports we'll take an extended look at this year's event. The Wilmington Hammerheads for the second time this month beat the New York Red Bulls reserve team. Former New Hanover & UNCW baseball standout Brack Hardee passed away over the weekend after a long battle with brain cancer.
The 35th Annual Cape Fear Sevens Rugby Tournament wrapped up Sunday at Ogden Park in New Hanover County. Fifty squads participated over the weekend, including a handful of international squads - some came from as far away as Africa.